Browsing Month May, 2014

The 5th Annual Edinburgh International Magic Festival

By at May 26, 2014 | 9:13 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Magic Festival

Eight days of outstanding performances from the world’s best magicians The fifth Edinburgh International Magic Festival will once again bring the most innovative and talented performers from all over the world to Edinburgh from 27 June - 4 July 2014. This year magic collides with theatre, science, comedy, history, sideshow, technology and psychology as performers

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Deep Sea World Marks World Oceans Day

By at May 25, 2014 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

Harbour seal at DSW PIC Charli Corcoran

Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium is launching a special photography competition in the run-up to World Oceans Day on Sunday, June 8th. WOD is a worldwide event aimed at raising awareness of the marine environment. The concept for a ‘World Oceans Day’ was first proposed in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, and in 2008 it was officially

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Insiders Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe

By at May 20, 2014 | 5:39 pm | 0 Comment

Some facts and stats on one of the largest arts festivals in the world: the Edinburgh Fringe Festival...   The Insider’s Guide to Edinburgh Fringe [Infographic] by the team at

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Festival Of Museums Gets Underway This Weekend

By at May 15, 2014 | 10:39 am | 0 Comment

Ghosts In A Gallery At Fest of Museums

Many events in the across Edinburgh & The Lothians have a 1940s theme from learning about Rock & Roll and swing dancing to a tea party at the University of Edinburgh Festival will see 90+ events take place across Scotland this weekend A range of workshops and exhibitions for the whole family to enjoy! The Festival of Museums gets underway in Edinburgh

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Breeding Boost For Critically Endangered Frog

By at May 10, 2014 | 2:20 pm | 0 Comment

Golden Mantella frog at Deep Sea World

A Critically Endangered species of frog has bred successfully at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. The golden mantella frogs are part of a pioneering captive breeding programme for the endangered amphibians at the North Queensferry aquarium.  Now keepers have an anxious wait to see how many of the eggs will develop in to tadpoles. Deep Sea World’s

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Deep Sea World To Launch Education Classes

By at May 5, 2014 | 6:03 pm | 0 Comment

Rockpools Class at Deep Sea World

DEEP SEA WORLD TO LAUNCH EDUCATION CLASSES AT TEACHER PREVIEW EVENT Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is launching its new educational classes at a special teacher preview event on Thursday, May 8th. The North Queensferry aquarium, which welcomes thousands of schoolchildren and other educational groups each year, has put together five new education

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More than 80,000 Scots aged 65+ often feel lonely

By at May 5, 2014 | 12:46 pm | 0 Comment

Age Scotland

Over a million older people in the UK regularly feel lonely A new survey has found that more than 80,000 people aged 65 plus in Scotland describe themselves as often or always feel lonely. Across the UK as a whole the figure is more than a million. Loneliness is a huge issue which affects people all year round. The survey results, from Age Scotland’s sister charity

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